[Numpy-discussion] glibc memory corruption when running numpy.test()

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Thu Nov 20 03:40:41 CST 2008


On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 2:29 AM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 6:14 PM, Hoyt Koepke <hoytak@cs.ubc.ca> wrote:
>
> >
> > I believe the logs I attached (or rather linked to) don't involve
> > atlas or lapack or any compiler flags.
>
> Ah, yes, sorry, I missed the build.log one. The only thing which
> surprises me a bit is the size of long double (I have never seen it to
> be 16 bytes on Linux, but in theory, it should not matter as long as


I believe that's normal on 64 bit machines - long doubles are filled out in
the natural word size. Thus 80 goes to 64 + 32 on 32 bit machines, 64 + 64
on 64 bit machines.

Chuck
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